What Happens When You Mix Buffy, Tomb Raider And H.P. Lovecraft?

Answer: You get Lucifer, a young thief who steals exclusively from the denizens of the underworld, and the young star of Michael Alan Nelson's fan-favorite horror series Hexed. Plus, a look back at Transformers history, a golden age team-up and more, all in this week's comics!


New Issues

Batman #34: Scott Snyder begins a new story arc in which Batman hunts a Gotham City serial killer that has somehow eluded him for years. (DC)

Captain Marvel #6: Carol stops trying to play peacemaker between warring aliens the Spartax and Haffenseye and starts playing asskicker. (Marvel)

What Happens When You Mix Buffy, Tomb Raider And H.P. Lovecraft?

Dark Ages #1: A band of medieval mercenaries discovers a monstrous foe not of this world in a tale describe as "Starship Troopers meets Kingdom of Heaven." (Dark Horse)

Dead@17: The Blasphemy Throne #1: The final battle for the fate of the earth begins, but Nara is held captive and the key to defeating the Great Beast is lost in her past. (Image)

F1rst Hero #1: In a world where everyone who develops powers eventually goes insane, Jake Roth must decide whether to hide his powers or use them to help people. (Action Lab)

Godzilla: Cataclysm #1: After the giant monster apocalypse, Godzilla returns to the horror of the world's few remaining humans. (IDW)

Hexed #1: Supernatural thief Luci accidentally unleashes an ancient evil she can't contain in Michael Alan Nelson's returning series. (Boom)

Inhuman #3: A secret race of Inhumans is revealed as Medusa battles Lash. (Marvel)

Judge Dredd: Anderson, Psi Division #1: An early adventure starring Judge Dredd's mentally gifted partner begins when she gets a vision of an attack on the Megapolitan Museum. (IDW)

What Happens When You Mix Buffy, Tomb Raider And H.P. Lovecraft?

Midnight Tiger #1: Other superheroes have failed the city and its citizens, but luckily one teen has woken up from a coma to discover he has superpowers. (Action Labs)

Nova Special #1: The conclusion to the Nova, Iron Man and Uncanny X-Men crossover. (Marvel)

Rachel Rising #27: Rachel narrows the list of the people she thinks may have murdered her down to two. (Abstract)

Sex Criminals #7: Jon breaks into Kegelface's house while Suzie learns the fate of her library. (Image)

Smallville Season 11: Chaos #1: When Lex Luthor gets interested in new scientific experiments by Ted Kord, Superman realizes trouble is brewing. (DC)

Southern Dog #1: After he's bitten by a werewolf, Jasper Dixon discovers an entire world of monsters living in the South. (Danger Zone)

Suicide Squad #2: The Squad is trapped in Russia with no hope of rescue… exactly how they like it. (DC)

The Tower Chronicles: Dreadstalker #1: Grendel's Matt Wagner and artist Simon Bisley's bounty hunter searches for a monster stalking the Canadian wilderness. (Legendary)

Transformers: Primacy #1: A look back at the beginning of the war that defined the Autobots and the Decepticons, as well as their leaders. (IDW)


Trade Paperbacks and Hardcovers

Heart of the Beast 20th Anniversary Edition: This acclaimed romantic horror stars a young bartender who falling in love with a mysterious scarred stranger named Victor whose secrets might doom them both. (Dynamite)

Hugh Howey's Wool: The graphic novel adaptation of the best-selling series book arrives. In a world where humanity exists only in a giant underground silo, one man seeks the answers of the surface world. (Jet City)

What Happens When You Mix Buffy, Tomb Raider And H.P. Lovecraft?

Kings Watch Vol. 1: Flash Gordon, The Phantom, and Mandrake the Magicia, band together for the first time to stop a deadly cult and an alien invasion.

Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel: Acclaied Russian-American novelist Anya Ulinich examines the world of adult dating in this hilarious but heartfelt graphic novel. (Penguin)

Marvel Comics Cover Art: A giant collection of the best and most iconic years of Marvel comics covers in a deluxe, large-scale poster book. (DK)

Megalex: a clone escapes into a city- planet of drug-enslaved citizens in this new scifi adventure from director Alexandro Jodorowsky and artist Fred Beltran. (Humanoids)

Red Ten Vol. 1: Agatha Christie's beyond-famous murder mystery And Then There Were None is reinterpreted as a dark superhero epic. (Comixtribe)

The Star Wars: Deluxe Edition: George Lucas' bizarre, wildly different first draft of the movie that would become Star Wars is recreated and collected in this hardcover. (Dark Horse)


As usual, here's the list of everything being released to comic stores tomorrow, and you can find your nearest comic retailer here.